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Date:	Mon, 01 Feb 2010 21:31:06 +0100
From:	Wolfgang Grandegger <wg@...ndegger.com>
To:	"Ira W. Snyder" <iws@...o.caltech.edu>
CC:	"Pavel B. Cheblakov" <P.B.Cheblakov@....nsk.su>,
	Socketcan-core@...ts.berlios.de, netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [net-next-2.6 v2] can: add support for CAN interface cards	based
 on the PLX90xx PCI bridge

Ira W. Snyder wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 02, 2010 at 01:42:44AM +0600, Pavel B. Cheblakov wrote:
>> From: Pavel Cheblakov <P.B.Cheblakov@....nsk.su>
>>
>> This driver is for CAN interface cards based on the PLX90xx PCI bridge.
>> Driver supports now:
>>  - Adlink PCI-7841/cPCI-7841 card (http://www.adlinktech.com/)
>>  - Adlink PCI-7841/cPCI-7841 SE card
>>  - Marathon CAN-bus-PCI card (http://www.marathon.ru/)
>>  - TEWS TECHNOLOGIES TPMC810 card (http://www.tews.com/)
>>
>> Changes since v1:
>>  - Added some defines for static inline int plx_pci_check_sja1000(...)
>>  - static struct pci_device_id plx_pci_tbl[] replaced by
>>    static DEFINE_PCI_DEVICE_TABLE(plx_pci_tbl)
>>  - Typo fixed
>>
> 
> Hello,
> 
> Any ideas if this driver could support the Janz PCI CAN cards as well? I
> don't have any documentation for the cards, and I'd love to get away
> from their closed-source drivers.

Is it a passive or and intelligent CAN PCI card? What is the name of the
card? A intelligent card will run its own firmware and you do not have
direct access to the SJA1000. Pavel plx_pci driver is quite generic and
it should not be a big deal to support a PLX90xx based passive card.

Wolfgang.

Wolfgang.
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